Accident Douglas C-54D (DC-4) 42-72541, Saturday 14 December 1946
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Date:Saturday 14 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54D (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-72541
MSN: 10646
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Fairbanks-Ladd Army Airfield, AK (FBK/PAFB)
Destination airport:
The C-54 transport aircraft crashed into a metal hangar during a night take-off due to multiple engine failure. Eleven occupants were injured.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
L'Echo d'Oran 15 December 1946
San Bernardino Sun 15 December 1946

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